On the Road Archives - Page 3 of 11 - Tamela Rich

On the Road

These posts come from my travels and highlight the people, places, food and events that meant a lot to me. If any of them resonate with you, please comment!

FDR’s Little White House and the Joy of Solo Travel

FDR's Ford with hand controls

Coming home from my recent swing through the Deep South I found myself northeast of Columbus, Georgia on a byway. I came upon a brown highway sign—always a welcome sight to my eyes—that said "FDR's Little White House 15 miles." The arrow pointed left.

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Your Daily Getaway: Armchair Travel Option for Email Subscribers

Wyoming pasture, fence, road and horizon

The Daily Getaway is a picture from my North American travels with a short caption or quote & sometimes a link to learn more. The perfect way to begin each day.

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Gettysburg and My “Mixed” Marriage

Faces of Gettysburg


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Meet 83-year-old Sally Stanke, a Woman (still) on Wheels

Group of women around a restaurant dinner table

If you think you're too young or too old to do what calls to you in life, you're going to love Sally Stanke, who celebrated her 83rd birthday last month.

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Troubadours in Thermopolis, Wyoming

Randy and Wormz by their conversion van

Thermopolis, Wyoming reminds me that we all need a steam valve. Basically, that's what Thermopolis is—North America's steam valve. Its the world's largest mineral spring, to boot.

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The Enchanted Highway

Enchanted Highway Catfish

These will be the vacation snapshots you go back to time and again. Exotic beaches, yawn; metal sculptures in North Dakota, yeah!

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Lava Hot Springs and Risk Taking

Lava Hot Springs

I've mentioned before that Idaho is full of volcanic activity, and the spring's heat originates from an ancient volcano that's constantly venting.

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Craters of the Moon

We could wake up tomorrow morning and find that Yellowstone as we know it is gone. Its ultimate destiny is to look like Craters of the Moon.

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Middle Aged Motorcycling Urges

Biker Bunnies with my bike in Lava Hot Springs

The man, on the other hand, took action. "Hey, ladies. Are you the biker bunnies with those motorcycles out in the parking lot?"

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Putting Myself in Time Out

My ever-patient friend and traveling companion, Jill

Yesterday I talked about repairing my gas tank cap with duct tape, and I promised to tell the back story. Here it is, and it has a lot to do with impatience.

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